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144
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My Parakeet

Typical Parakeets
Getting to Know These Little Parrots
7(20)
The Wild Ancestors
7(2)
Parakeets as Pets
9(2)
Did You Know That . . . parakeets were once considered delicacies?
10(1)
Biological Profile
11(2)
Tip: How to avoid behavioral disorders
13(1)
Sexing Parakeets
14(1)
Sensory Capabilities
14(1)
Table: Differences between wild parakeets and captive-bred varieties
15(1)
With the Eyes of a Parakeet
15(1)
Tip: Getting to know the world of senses
16(1)
With the Ears of a Parakeet
17(1)
Sense of Smell
17(1)
Sense of Taste
18(1)
Vibratory Sense
18(1)
This Is How Parakeets Live
19(1)
From Necessity to Virtue
20(2)
Behavior Patterns: Look Closely!
22(1)
What Your Parakeets Are Trying to ``Tell'' You
22(1)
Clues to the Body Language of Parakeets
22(2)
My pet: Getting to know your parakeets
24(1)
Having Other Parakeets Around Is Important
24(1)
All About Compatibility
25(1)
There Must Be Order: Classification of Parakeets
25(2)
Popular Color Varieties
27(8)
Beauty Contest
27(1)
Tip: Parakeet show standards
27(1)
Portraits of Parakeet Breeds---at a Glance
28(7)
How Parakeets Like to Live
A Home to Feel Comfortable in
35(8)
Lots of Room in a Comfortable Parakeet Home
35(1)
The Right Place for the Parakeet Home
36(1)
Checklist: Free-flight Dangers
37(1)
The Basic Home
38(1)
Did you know that . . . birds can fly very fast?
39(1)
Functional Cage Furnishings
39(1)
The Importance of Play
40(1)
Basic Cage Furnishings---at a Glance
41(2)
Exercise Is Always Good
43(8)
Please, Keep in Mind!
43(1)
The Outdoor Aviary
44(2)
Aviary Furnishings
46(1)
Tip: A room for birds in your home
46(1)
Parakeets Must Fly
46(2)
The Climbing Tree
48(3)
My pet: What are your parakeets' favorite toys?
48(3)
Welcome Home
Purchase and Selection of Parakeets
51(5)
Where Do You Find Your Feathered Friends?
51(1)
Checklist: Healthy Parakeets
52(3)
Parents' Extra: Not Interested in Parakeets
54(1)
Age at the Time of Purchase
55(1)
Distinguishing the Sexes
55(1)
My Personal View About Your Purchase Choice
55(1)
Settling In ... Gently
56(11)
Your Empathy Is Needed
56(1)
Transporting Your Birds Home . . . Gently
57(1)
The Parakeets in Their New Home
58(1)
The ABC for an Effortless Adjustment
59(1)
Tip: Taking care of the birds during the first few days
59(2)
Taming Parakeets
61(3)
Did you know that . . . not every parakeet is a gifted ``talker''?
61(1)
My pet: ``daredevil'' or ``chicken-hearted''?
62(2)
Questions on Maintenance and Settling In
64(3)
Nutrition
Correct Nutrition---an Important Subject
67(5)
Male Parakeets Remain Slim
67(2)
Did you know that . . . juvenile birds already have food preferences?
68(1)
What Do Wild Parakeets Feed On?
69(1)
Seeds as Staple Food
70(1)
Healthy Diet---at a Glance
71(1)
Nutritional Building Blocks
72(9)
Protein Ensures Renewal
72(1)
Carbohydrates Provide the Fuel
72(1)
Fat---Sheer Energy
73(1)
Minerals Ensure Well-being
74(1)
Table: Diet plan for your parakeets
74(1)
Vitamins Are Essential for the Metabolism
75(1)
Green Feed Is Part of the Diet Plan
76(1)
Dinner Is Served
77(1)
Checklist: Feeding Rules
77(1)
My pet: Food preferences of your parakeet
78(1)
Nibbling Food
78(1)
Something Tasty for In-between
78(1)
The Right Drink
79(1)
Toxic and Dangerous
79(2)
Well Cared-for and Perfectly Happy
Cleanliness Is the First Commandment
81(6)
Preening---An Important Matter
81(1)
Caring for Your Birds
82(1)
Cage Maintenance
83(1)
Cleaning the Aviary
83(1)
Tip: Injury while trimming the claws
83(2)
Parents' Extra: Saying Good-bye
84(1)
The Molt
85(2)
My pet: Is your parakeet maintaining its weight?
86(1)
Common Diseases
87(10)
``Difficult'' Patients
87(1)
How to Recognize Disease Symptoms
87(1)
Skin and Feather Diseases
88(2)
Viral Diseases
90(1)
Inflammation of the Crop
91(1)
Parrot Disease (Psittacosis)
91(1)
Going-light Syndrome (GLS)
91(1)
Did you know that . . . parakeet feathers are continuously replaced?
91(1)
Abscesses and Tumors
92(1)
This Is What You Can Do
92(1)
Administering Medication
93(1)
Checklist: First Aid Kit for Parakeets
93(1)
Questions: All About Parakeet Care and Health
94(3)
Activities and Learning
Special Training for Parakeets
97(8)
Learn for Life While Playing
97(1)
Games that Provide Fun and Stimulate Thinking
98(1)
Adventure Playground
99(1)
Parakeets Must Never Be Bored
99(1)
Parakeets Enjoy Learning
100(2)
Did you know that . . . every parakeet has a distinctive personality?
101(1)
Things Parakeets Learn Easily
102(2)
Table: Toys preferred by parakeets
104(1)
Misjudged Geniuses
105(8)
``Masked Ball'' in the Parakeet Aviary
105(1)
A Surprisingly Good Memory
106(1)
Brainy ``Heads''
106(1)
Checklist: Learning per a Study Program
107(1)
Talented ``Talkers''
108(1)
The Art of Imitation
109(1)
Tip: ``Speech'' lessons
109(1)
Creative Thinking
110(3)
My pet: How to improve your parakeets' intelligence
110(3)
New Arrivals in the Parakeet Home
``Family Planning'' for Parakeets
113(7)
What to Do With the Progeny?
113(1)
Healthy Parents
113(1)
Did you know that . . . parakeet mothers help their young?
114(1)
Basic Building Blocks of Genetics
114(2)
Tip: Size of the Entrance Hole
116(1)
Important for Breeding
116(2)
Partner Selection, Courtship, and Mating
118(1)
Tip: It must not be too warm
118(2)
Healthy and Happy
120(7)
The Time Before Hatching
120(1)
Difficult ``Birth''
121(1)
Development of the Young
121(1)
The Development---at a Glance
122(1)
The Chicks Are Discovering the World
123(1)
Care of the Young
124(1)
My pet: How considerate are parakeet parents?
124(1)
Once Breeding Is Over
125(1)
Time to Say Good-bye to the Young
125(2)
What to Do When There Are Problems
How to Solve Husbandry (Keeping) Problems Correctly
127(11)
Courting the Mirror
127(1)
Can a Single Bird Also Be Happy?
128(1)
The Parakeet Refuses Green Feed
128(1)
When the Leg Has Swollen Because of the Leg Band
128(1)
Parakeets Mourn the Loss of Their Partners
128(2)
Did you know that . . . a parakeet can get lost?
129(1)
When the Parakeets Are Getting Old
130(1)
The Parakeet Mother Has Died
131(1)
Intruders in the Nest Box
131(1)
Getting Used to Each Other
132(1)
``Perpetual Breeders''
133(1)
Learning to ``Talk''
133(1)
Tip: Hand-reared birds
133(1)
Your Parakeet Has Escaped
133(3)
My pet: How do parakeets spend their day?
134(2)
Pet-sitter Checklist
136(2)
Appendix
Index 138(3)
Resources 141(1)
Picture credits 142(2)
Copyright 144
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